Lufthansa S14 Long-Haul Operation Changes as of 05MAR14

As of 05MAR14, latest Lufthansa Summer 2014 long-haul operation service changes, effective 30MAR14, as follow. Additional changes remain highly possible.

Frankfurt – Boston Planned capacity increase with double daily 747-400 service in S14
LH422/423 Boeing 747-400 replaces A340-600
LH420/421 Boeing 747-400 replaces A340-600 from 19MAY14 (Seasonal service begins from 18APR14 initially with A340-600. 747 previously planned to operate from 10MAY14)

Frankfurt – Caracas Airbus A330-300 replaces A340-300/-600, starting 19JAN14, will be maintained on/after 30MAR14
LH534 FRA1025 – 1430CCS 333 D
LH535 CCS1650 – 0925+1FRA 333 D

Due to local currency situation, reservations for all class of service for Caracas is closed in the GDS from late-May 2014

Frankfurt – Dallas eff 28JUL14 Airbus A340-300 replaces A330-300; Cancellation of First Class service (Previously to start from 01JUL14)
Frankfurt – Detroit 3-class Airbus A340-600 replaces 2-class A340-300 during following period: 05MAY14 – 31MAY14 (Previous plan: 30MAR14 – 04MAY14)
Frankfurt – Dubai
eff 30MAR14 Airbus A340-300 replacing Boeing 747-400 daily service
eff 01JUN14 First Class service cancelled, service operates with 2-class A340-300 instead of 3-class (NEW Adjustment)

Frankfurt – Kuwait – Dammam
30MAR14 – 20JUL14 Airbus A340-300 replaces A330-300, 4 weekly
22JUL14 – 25OCT14 A330-300 operates 3 weekly, A340-300 1 weekly (NEW Adjustment)

Frankfurt – Montreal 16MAY14 – 12OCT14 Service resumption with 5 weekly as seasonal flight. Operational aircraft has been revised to: 333 on Day 2, 343 on Day x126
Frankfurt – Philadelphia eff 01JUN14 3-class A340-300 replaced by following:
01JUN14 – 01AUG14 346 Day x34 343 (2-class) Day 34
02AUG14 – 21AUG14 343 (2-class) Daily
eff 22AUG14 343 (2-class) Day x4 333 Day 4

Frankfurt – Seattle eff 25APR14 Airbus A340-300 replaces A330-300 (Unchanged)
LH490 FRA1015 – 1140SEA 343 D
LH491 SEA1335 – 0840+1FRA 343 D

2-class A340 aircraft operates from 01JUL14 (instead of 21JUN14), which sees the cancellation of First Class service.

Frankfurt – Washington Dulles eff 02AUG14 Summer seasonal 2nd daily LH416/417 operates with 3-class A340-600 (Day x34) and 2-class A340-300 (Day 34), replacing A330-300 (operation until 15OCT14. Previous plan: 2-class A340-300 from 24JUL14)
Munich – Boston Operational aircraft changes. A340-300 operates from 30MAR14, A330-300 from 27APR14 (instead of 30MAR14), A340-600 from 05JUN14
Munich – Dubai
Service reduces from daily to 6 weekly (Day x6 from MUC, Day x7 from DXB), A330-300 operation
Service will be cancelled from 30JUN14 to 20JUL14 (NEW adjustment)

Munich – Seoul Incheon – Busan Busan service is cancelled from 30MAR14. Planned A340-600 service on Munich – Seoul Incheon remains unchanged at 6 weekly level

Frankfurt – Osaka Kansai – Tokyo Narita Planned service consolidation for Osaka and Tokyo Narita service will operates until 19JUL14 (from FRA) only. From 20JUL14, both airports receive dedicated nonstop service once again
30MAR14 – 19JUL14
LH740 FRA1320 – 0710+1KIX0810+1 – 0925+1NRT 744 D
LH741 NRT1055 – 1215KIX1315 – 1800FRA 744 D

eff 20JUL14
Frankfurt – Osaka Kansai
LH740 FRA1320 – 0710+1KIX 744 D
LH741 KIX1005 – 1450FRA 744 D

Frankfurt – Tokyo Narita
LH710 FRA1355 – 0750+1NRT 744 D
LH711 NRT0945 – 1425FRA 744 D

Previously reported changes:
Dusseldorf – Toronto 5 weekly service cancelled
Frankfurt – Abuja – Malabo Airbus A340-300 replaces A330-300, daily service
Frankfurt – Accra Airbus A330-300 replaces PrivatAir 737-800 service. Frequency reduces from daily to 4 weekly (5 weekly from 25JUN14)
Frankfurt – Bangkok
Airbus A340-600 replaces 747-400, daily service. First Class reservation is closed on/after 01JUN14
Tag-on operation to Ho Chi Minh (3 weekly) and Kuala Lumpur (4 weekly) is cancelled. Operational schedule change also in effect

Frankfurt – Beijing eff 29MAR14 Airbus A380 replaces Boeing 747-8I for Summer 2014 season, daily service
Frankfurt – Jeddah – Addis Ababa Jeddah – Addis Ababa sector increases from 4 weekly to daily, A330-300 service
Frankfurt – Kuala Lumpur – Jakarta
5 weekly A340-600 service (KUL service operates as nonstop instead of 1-stop via Bangkok; Jakarta service resumption); Kuala Lumpur – Jakarta sector postponed till 01JUN14
First Class reservation closed on/after 31MAY14

Frankfurt – Kuwait Airbus A340-300 replaces A330-300, 3 weekly
Frankfurt – Los Angeles 2nd daily Summer seasonal service, LH450/451, operates with 747-8I, instead of 747-400 (Overall 2 daily 747-8I)
Frankfurt – Miami Airbus A380 operation extends to year-round service (Currently Winter seasonal)
Frankfurt – New York JFK Airbus A380 service returns to New York JFK, operating 1 of 2 daily flights
LH400 FRA1035 – 1300JFK 388 D
LH404 FRA1710 – 1950JFK 744 D

LH401 JFK1555 – 0535+1FRA 388 D
LH405 JFK2145 – 1125+1FRA 744 D

Frankfurt – Rio de Janeiro Boeing 747-400 replaces A340-300/-600, daily service
Frankfurt – San Francisco eff 22APR14 Airbus A380 replaces 747-400 (previously planned from 30MAR14)
Frankfurt – Sao Paulo eff 29MAR14 Boeing 747-8I replaces -400, daily operation
Frankfurt – Seoul Incheon A340-600 replaced by following
28FEB14 – 30JUN14 Boeing 747-8I
eff 01JUL14 Boeing 747-400

Frankfurt – Shanghai Pu Dong 2nd Daily seasonal LH732/733 service operates from 08MAY14 instead of 16MAY14. A340-600 replaced by 747-400 on LH732/733
LH728 FRA1715 – 0955+1PVG 388 D
LH732 FRA2205 – 1440+1PVG 744 D

LH729 PVG1315 – 1910FRA 388 D
LH733 PVG2335 – 0515+1FRA 744 D

Frankfurt – Tehran Cancellation of First Class service, A340-300 daily operation
Frankfurt – Tel Aviv Increase from 14 to 17 weekly
Frankfurt – Tokyo Haneda Service resumption with daily 747-400 service
Frankfurt – Toronto Boeing 747-400 replaces A340-600, daily service
Frankfurt – Vancouver Boeing 747-400 replaces A340-600, daily service
Munich – Delhi In addition to planned schedule change to night-time arrival/departure at Delhi, 5 of 7 weekly service to be operated by Airbus A330-300 instead of A340-600
LH762 MUC1155 – 2300DEL 333 x14
LH762 MUC1215 – 2300DEL 346 14

LH763 DEL0045 – 0525MUC 346 25
LH763 DEL0045 – 0540MUC 333 x25

Munich – Mexico City eff 03APR14 NEW 5 weekly A340-600 service
Munich – Montreal Airbus A330-300 replaces A340-300, 1 daily
Munich – Tel Aviv Increases from 5 to 8 weekly, A321 service
Munich – Tokyo Haneda Daily A340-600 service, replacing Munich – Tokyo Narita operation
Munich – Toronto eff 05JUN14 Summer seasonal daily service with A330-300
Munich – Vancouver Summer seasonal service in 2014 begins on 30MAR14, daily A330-300 service